Nigeria’s Attorney General, Malami Recommends 3 Nominees to Replace the Anti Corruption C-Zar Ibrahim Magu


Following recommendations for the Anti-Corruption Czar’s sack  by the Attorney General of the Federation, Ibrahim Malami, the names of the three nominees recommended the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar Malami, to President Muhammadu Buhari to pick as a replacement for Ibrahim Magu have emerged. Top on the list is a retired Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Sani Usman, who is believed to have been vetted by President Muhammadu Buhari for the job.

Also recommended by Malami for the job, according to an online medium, is the current FCT Police Commissioner, Bala Ciroma, who had previously served as the EFCC Head of Operations, and a retired Assistant Inspector-General of Police, AIG, from Kebbi State.

Malami last week wrote the President recommending Ibrahim Magu’s immediate sack as head of the anti-graft agency over alleged multiple serious offences bordering on diversion of recovered assets, insubordination and misconduct.

The AGF has kept mute on the development, as he neither denies nor confirms sending the memo to Buhari. The Acting Chairman of the EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, appears unperturbed over the move to oust him. carrying on with his job without any qualms.

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